Xlapak Yucatan Ruta Puuc

Xlapak Yucatan Ruta Puuc

A decoration on the 120 meter long two-level "palace" at the Maya town of Labna ("city of abandoned houses") which lies on the Puuc route.   As with similar carvings at Uxmal and elsewhere, this one shows the head of the town's ruler protruding from the mouth of a snake which is usually identified as Kukulcan, the Maya version of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl

A decoration on the 120 meter long two-level "palace" at the Maya town of Labna ("city of abandoned houses") which lies on the Puuc route. As with similar carvings at Uxmal and elsewhere, this one shows the head of the town's ruler protruding from the mouth of a snake which is usually identified as Kukulcan, the Maya version of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl

The archaeological area of Mayapan, in #Yucatan, #Mexico.

The archaeological area of Mayapan, in #Yucatan, #Mexico.

Aztec temple in Yucatan, Mexico would be a place I would stop by while going through the country. The Aztecs have so much history and are so famous it would be hard no to go in see these temples.

Aztec temple in Yucatan, Mexico would be a place I would stop by while going through the country. The Aztecs have so much history and are so famous it would be hard no to go in see these temples.

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